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Sale IT133 Lot 3320

FIVE RUSSIAN PALEKH LACQUER BOXES including a turned cylindrical cigarette box and cover, the lid painted with a peasant driving a cart with two children, interior painted silver, dia: 4.5 in.; a short circular box with ribbed sides, the cover painted with a peasant couple in field, dia: 3.5 in.; a circular box with domed cover, depicting a couple playing a blindfold game, countryside beyond, dia: 4.5 in.; a circular snuff box, the cover depicting an older bearded man, reverse with faux tortoise design, dia: 3.25 in.; and a low circular dish, decorated with a scene of two courting couples, one man playing the balalaika, reverse with stamped marks, dia: 8 in. (5)

Provenance: Estate of Ronald Sperling
Estimate $500-750


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